Called to bar in British Columbia, October 1, 1969.
Appointed Federal Queen’s Counsel in 1990.
Awards from the British Columbia Dental Association, the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and the Canadian Dental Protective Association.
Retired member Special Justice of the Peace and Adjudicator of the highly successful small claims project that resulted in cleaning up the backlog of cases.
Retired Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law.
Retired member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Appointed as a Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.) in 1993. Retired in 2010.
Appointed as a Chartered Mediator (C.Med.). Retired in 2010.
Charter Member of the Arbitrators’ Association of British Columbia.
Retired member of the ADR Institute of Canada, Inc.
Charter Member of the first Canadian Chapter of SPIDR (Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution) in Vancouver.
Founding member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Subsection of The Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch.
Trustee of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre (BCICAC), now retired.
Member of the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals (CPR International and China Panel) of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, New York. Active participant at Annual General Conference.
Member of The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.
Courses, workshops and symposiums:
Completed the Advanced Commercial Mediation Course sponsored by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, December 1993.
Completed the course sponsored by the American Academy of Attorney-Mediators, Inc., Dallas, Texas.
Delegate to the Symposium on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Canada, sponsored by The Canadian Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, March 11 and 12, 1994.
Participant at the International Commercial Arbitration Workshop, April 28, 2000, Vancouver, B.C.
Participant in a Canadian Bar Association Conference in Calgary, Alberta in May 2003 on International Commercial Arbitration and Energy Disputes – A Global Perspective.
Participant at Global ADR: The New Reality 2010 annual meeting January 14 – 15 ; CPR , New York City.
Participant at International Commercial Arbitration course and meeting , June 1 – 2 , 2010, Toronto.
Frequent Lecturer at Dental study clubs.
Lecturer at Expert Witness Forum West Canadian Institute May 30 to 31 2017 Vancouver
Legislation concerning Public Access to Private Roads – From the Point of View of a Forest Company, University of British Columbia Law Review, Vol. 3, number 1, March, 1967
Rectification and the Bargaining Process, Continuing Legal Education of B.C., Labour Arbitration, June and July, 1981
Rent Review Clauses – Subjective or Objective Test – The Advocate, Vol. 47, Part 6, November, 1989, page 95
Arbitration of Rent Review Clauses in British Columbia – written for the Canadian Institute conference on Commercial Lease Defaults, held June 11th, 1991 and November 20th, 1991.
Rent Review Arbitrations – C.L.E. Course – Commercial Leases – A Practical Analysis of Key Issues, June, 1993.